Senior Project Manager

Engineering Victoria, British Columbia


Description

KIXEYE is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to work with our shared infrastructure and engineering teams to manage the development of new services.  This is a highly collaborative role that requires cross-discipline communication, organization, and direction to achieve business objectives. You are responsible for determining needs, coordinating schedules, prioritizing tasks, mitigating risks, communicating progress, and improving processes.

The ideal candidate has prior experience in game or application development and has a keen knowledge of how each discipline operates and interacts. Self-direction and follow-up skills are a must, as well as the ability to anticipate issues and find effective solutions.  Your number one responsibility is to help make everyone on the team more effective in their jobs.

What you get to do every day:

  • Ensure quality is achieved on time and within budget
  • Ascertain stakeholder needs, and assist in developing requirements to meet them
  • Anticipate blind spots, breakdowns in communication, and gaps in expectations and proactively seek to correct them
  • Manage the development life cycle, from creative concepts to development and release
  • Motivate, coordinate, and manage the activities of personnel to achieve project goals
  • Facilitating communication between developers, product management and artists
  • Project planning and resource allocation of both daily and long-term scheduling
  • Communicate status of the project, risks, and opportunities to senior management

What you bring to the role:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of project management/producer experience
  • Experienced with Agile software development processes, and tools such as JIRA
  • Extremely strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively with engineering, management, customers, and business personnel
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • A demonstrable track record of leadership, communication and delivery